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Summer Bucket List 2020

After receiving some messages about my 2020 summer plans, I decided to share our summer bucket list with you all. We make one every year, and list all the things we would like to accomplish. Of course, this year feels much different than previous years, but we still wanted to create a list of funContinue reading “Summer Bucket List 2020”

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Free Colouring Sheet Printable Sites

My children love to colour. I source my sheets online and print them at home. I can find specific colouring sheets for special events such as Easter or birthdays etc, and images that are suitable for different ages. I thought I would write a post and link the sites I use for free colouring printablesContinue reading “Free Colouring Sheet Printable Sites”

Stop Motion Fun

I promised I would share everything and anything that has entertained my children during this lockdown, and we have found a winner. My 9 year old has spent hours doing stop motion photography on my phone. All you have to do is download the FREE app called Stop Motion Studio to your phone from yourContinue reading “Stop Motion Fun”

Frugal Boredom Busters: Imaginative Play

This is the third and final instalment of my frugal boredom busters posts. If you missed the previous two posts you can find them here: Frugal Boredom Busters: Crafts Frugal Boredom Busters: Games If you want a little inspiration for ways to encourage your children to play by themselves or with their siblings, or toContinue reading “Frugal Boredom Busters: Imaginative Play”

Frugal Boredom Busters: Games

This post is part of a three part series. Yesterday’s post, part 1, was all about frugal crafts. Today’s is all about fun games to keep your kids entertained during lockdown. Tomorrow’s will feature ideas for imaginative play. If you missed yesterday’s post, you can find it here: Frugal Boredom Busters: Crafts Code Breakers MyContinue reading “Frugal Boredom Busters: Games”

Frugal Boredom Busters: Crafts

If you are a parent, you may be in desperate need of some boredom busters right about now. I am dedicating my next 3 posts to frugal boredom busters to keep your kids entertained. There will be three posts in this series: crafts, games, and imaginative play, Today, I am going to share some craftContinue reading “Frugal Boredom Busters: Crafts”

Indoor Scavenger Hunt

During self-isolation and lockdown the kids can go stir crazy. Having a catalogue of ideas to keep them entertained really helps. My idea for today’s post is one for everyone. I wanted to prove that you don’t need to have a garden or outside space to do a scavenger hunt. An indoor scavenger hunt isContinue reading “Indoor Scavenger Hunt”

Scavenger Hunt Printables

January can feel like a long month, especially in regards to finances. The kids still need entertaining, but when funds are tight it can be hard to think up ways to engage them and provide them with a chance to exercise. I have previously posted about scavenger hunt ideas. You can find my post here:Continue reading “Scavenger Hunt Printables”

10 ways to Have a Frugal Beach Day

Are you planning a trip to the beach during the summer holidays? Family days out can end up costing a small fortune, but beach days need not. Here are my 10 tips for frugal beach days: Take a picnic and drinks. Check to see if there is a Freecycle for beach toys etc at theContinue reading “10 ways to Have a Frugal Beach Day”

Spring Family Bucket List

Sunny spells, sudden showers, Easter holidays, and a sense of new life. That is what spring means to me. Get out and enjoy the warmer weather, even the wetter days, by creating a Spring bucket list! All of your activities can be free or inexpensive and you can still make the most of springtime asContinue reading “Spring Family Bucket List”